Zhou dynasty (690–705)
Zhou Dynasty c. 700
|Religion||Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese folk religion|
|•||Established by Wu Zetian||16 October 690|
|•||Disestablished||22 February 705|
|•||Empress Wu Zetian deposed in a coup||705|
|Currency||Chinese coin, Chinese cash|
|Today part of|| China|
The Zhou Dynasty, also called the Second Zhou Dynasty or Restored Zhou Dynasty was a Chinese dynasty established by Wu Zetian in 690. The dynasty interrupted the Tang Dynasty until its abolishment in 705.
Its sole ruler was Wu Zhao, who took the name Wu Zetian upon her coronation.